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Nutrition Support Worker - School Nutrition Program

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Job Title
Nutrition Support Worker - School Nutrition Program
Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Social services
Job Location
Edmonton, AB


Edmonton, AB   T5H 3T7

Organization Profile

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

The Nutrition Support Worker demonstrates what a healthy relationship with an adult looks like by acting as a caring and compassionate role model within the School Community. By delivering e4c nutrition programs to children in the school, which includes snacks and lunch. The Nutrition Support Worker performs a variety of responsible food service activities including preparation and service of food items, maintains food preparation area, equipment, facilities, and services areas in a clean and sanitary manner.

Hours: Part-time up to 30 hours per week during regular school days.

Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.

In Your Role You Will

  • Prepare, coordinate and deliver daily healthy snacks and meal options.
  • Receive food orders and utilize appropriate inventory management processes.
  • Maintain clean and sanitary standards for food preparation area, appliances, utensils and equipment, and maintain hygienic and safe standards.
  • Perform regular administration of the program including: maintaining and submitting records to the e4c School Nutrition office, reporting on overall program feedback, and coordinating the nutrition program registration process.
  • Ensure compliance with all e4c policies and procedure, including appropriate statues and regulations (i.e. public health).
  • Attend workshops, in-services, or organization meetings for continued professional growth.
  • Other duties as required.


Education and Certifications

  • Alberta Food Safety Basics Certificate.
  • Food Safety Alberta Certification.
  • Police Information Check including vulnerable sector.
  • Child Intervention Check.


  • Food handling experience an asset.
  • Experience working with children and diverse communities an asset.
  • Volunteer experience within a School or Community relating to children an asset.


  • Teamwork - the ability to work cooperatively, respectfully and effectively with staff, colleagues, and stakeholders to achieve collective results.
  • Personal Effectiveness – the ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge and an attitude that enable them to effectively carry out the job and to maintain personal health over time.
  • Quality - Provides exceptional customer service and high quality nutrition programming, while seeking ways to improve and enhance.
  • Commitment to Values of e4c – ability to demonstrate compassion for every individual and strives to build positive relationships with children and the school community. 
  • Professionalism and Accountability – ability to demonstrate enthusiasm for and commitment to nutrition program and accepts responsibility for personal actions.
  • Service Orientation – an understanding of clients’ needs and strives to meet expectations. Highly motivated, dedicated, and compassionate individual; enjoys working with children.
  • Relationship Building – ability to identify and initiate working relationships and to develop and maintain them in a way that is of mutual benefit to both the client and e4c, ability to demonstrate what a healthy relationship with an adult looks like by acting as a caring and compassionate role model.


When applying, please send a thoughtful Cover Letter and Resume that includes how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of this position.

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity or faith.

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How To Apply

Please e-mail resume and cover letter

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